THE ICED SLIPPER
The workflow created in this research provides a conceptual framework to improve the traditional systems of making through the marriage of computational design and additive manufacturing. It enables a vast range of unique and bespoke high heel shoe designs that would not be feasible nor realisable without the use of additive manufacturing and computational design. This research shows that this system can reduce inventory in manufacturing while maintaining a desirable product. The Glass Slipper exhibits a series of designs from one parametric workflow, produced through both digital visualisation and through physical prototypes, that encapsulate styles found in traditional high heels, historic design eras and qualities of contemporary computational aesthetic.